Mirtazapine-Associated Withdrawal Symptoms: A Case Report

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Sir: Discontinuation symptoms associated with abrupt cessation of antidepressant medications including tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs), monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are widely reported in the literature.1 To date, there is only one published report of withdrawal symptoms associated with mirtazapine.2 A case is presented herein of a patient who experienced withdrawal symptoms associated with the sudden discontinuation of mirtazapine. ​​

Primary Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry 2001;3(3):143 [letter]